International News

Asbestos NHS costs decision due

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 22:04
Firms in Wales whose staff fall ill after working with asbestos will learn later if they will be forced to reimburse the NHS for the cost of treatment.

Firms not showing food hygiene score

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 21:52
Some of Wales' least hygienic takeaways and pubs are flouting the law by failing to display their poor food hygiene ratings, a BBC investigation finds.

Disabled taxi users 'charged more'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 21:50
Some taxi drivers in Stoke-on-Trent charge wheelchair users more than able-bodied passengers, a BBC investigation discovers.

VIDEO: Grammy Awards 2015: The highlights

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 21:43
The British singer Sam Smith is celebrating after enjoying a fantastic night at the Grammy Awards winning four of the top prizes.

Forty-five 'saved from traffickers'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 21:28
Forty-five potential victims of human trafficking were rescued in Northern Ireland last year, according to the National Crime Agency.

China executes 'mafia' mining tycoon

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 21:24
Chinese authorities execute Liu Han, a powerful Sichuan-based mining tycoon, for "leading mafia-style crime and murder".

Indian 'brutal' rape suspects sought

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 21:06
Police in India's Haryana state are hunting for suspects wanted over the brutal gang rape of a mentally disabled woman.

VIDEO: BBC finds two 'ghost town' civilians

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 21:05
Leaders of Germany, Russia and Ukraine have agreed to hold talks in Minsk on Wednesday, as part of the latest diplomatic push to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Ask.fm owners 'considered shut-down'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 20:42
The controversial social network's new owners are launching new safety resources, but admit they considered closing Ask.fm.

Merkel takes Ukraine plan to Obama

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 20:17
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Washington ahead of talks with President Barack Obama reports of a rift over Ukraine.

Nigeria 'confident' poll will happen

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 19:35
The Nigerian interior minister says he is confident the fight against Boko Haram will be successful enough to allow postponed elections to go ahead.

VIDEO: Boyega: Star Wars fans should be excited

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 18:27
Star Wars: Episode VII actor John Boyega talks to the BBC about working with director JJ Abrams and why fans should be excited about the latest instalment.

NFL concussion settlement 'close'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 17:38
A deal worth $1bn (£655m) to compensate US football players for head injuries suffered during their careers is set to be approved, lawyers say.

Man dies in Australia shark attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 17:12
A man is killed in a shark attack on the New South Wales north coast, police say, a day after another man was injured by a shark in the same area.

Straw bale houses go on sale

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 17:08
Would you live in a house made of straw?

Angry US middle classes feel the squeeze

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 16:31
The middle classes in the US have successfully demanded a rethink over plans to reform college savings plans - but they still feel they are getting a raw deal. Who exactly are they?

Nigeria elections: Mapping a nation divided

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 16:29
Maps reveal many divides in Africa's most populous nation

Big business faces 'crisis of trust'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 16:11
A survey by the employers' group Forum of Private Business reveals a lack of trust in big firms and says the government should prioritise business ethics.

UK pledges millions to new Ebola fund

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 16:08
The UK government is donating nearly £33m to a new fund to help relieve financial pressure on countries hit by the Ebola epidemic.

Tax evasion, bonds 'bribe' and 'Twitter asbos'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 16:04
Monday's headlines focus on allegations that HSBC helped tax evaders, the extension of the "pensioner bond" scheme, and moves to curb Twitter trolls.

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